Archived news from 2022
The financial resilience of mothers central to family budgeting
Recent research conducted by GWCU and University of Bristol highlights the financial lives of mother…
How credit unions are helping people in their time of need
Credit unions are seeing 12% yearly increases on new borrowers.
GWCU Christmas and New Year opening hours
How you can reach us over the Christmas and New Year period
Changes to face-to-face services in Bristol
Our Cheltenham Road branch will be closing on 23 December
GWCU has released its 2021 Social Impact Report
GWCU helping vulnerable members through cost-of-living crisis
Ways to give back this Christmas
GWCU's guide to giving back to your community this Christmas
Cheap or free things to do during the Christmas holidays
Ideas to get into the Christmas spirit on a budget!
Scam alert! How to spot and avoid scam attacks on your money
Know the red flags of the most common scams, and how to protect your info
How to have a big Christmas on a smaller budget
Top tips for bringing the festive cheer while spending less this Christmas
Autumn Statement 2022
What the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement means for UK households.
The St Monica Trust joins GWCU's Money@Work scheme
The scheme will help to build the financial resilience of its workforce
Cost-of-living crisis - what can employers do?
95% of workers feel their employers should be doing more to support them
Why has my loan been turned down?
We explain why we decline loans and how you can improve your chances for future applications
We're here to support you through the cost of living crisis
If you’re feeling the strain financially, we're here to support you
Cut your energy bills with GWCU’s Solar Loan
Lower your energy bills and cut carbon emissions amid the cost of living crisis
Mini budget response
We look at the effects and how households, businesses, and individuals can survive the impact.
Changes to opening hours at our branches
Latest opening times for Bristol, Dorchester and Stroud
How spending has changed post-pandemic
A look at how spending has changed in light of the upcoming recession
Summer opening hours
Changes to opening hours at our branches to accommodate staff holiday
Join GWCU's Board of Directors
We are looking for an additional non-executive Director to join our Board
GWCU expands services to Stroud
The merger with SVCU will increase membership and improve services for people in Gloucestershire
Make your home greener with GWCU’s Advantage Loans
Three in four people want to implement green home improvements
Things to do in the summer holidays
Affordable ways to keep your little ones entertained this summer
Socio economic effects of another recession
Almost all households have been affected by the rising cost of living since the start of 2022
Is it time to invest in a greener car?
Electric cars are on the rise. Read our guide to choosing a greener set of wheels.
Why purpose driven finance is more important than ever
There's an appetite for purpose driven solutions post-pandemic
We're recruiting Member Services Advisers
We're looking for someone who can provide excellent customer service
Green upgrades for your home
From better insulation to solar grants and smart plugs, 2022 is all about energy efficiency
June opening hours, including Bank Holiday Weekend
Opening times for our Bristol and Dorchester branches
GWCU receives £1.63m investment from Fair4All Finance
The investment is part of Fair4All's Affordable Credit Scale Up Programme
GWCU reaction to the Chancellor's extra support measures
The new measures announced today will go some way towards offsetting the rising cost of living
GWCU nominated for 'Best Credit Union' (South) award
Vote for us in this year's Consumer Credit Awards!
What to do if you’ve missed a payment
Our Member Support Team are here to give you help and advice
How has the first month of the cost of living crisis affected people?
Households across the UK are focused on the tips they can implement to help save money
Money saving tips for holidaying abroad
How to cut costs without compromising on fun (or sun)
Our lemon-free guide to buying a used car
Time for a new motor? Read our top tips for buying secondhand
Easter 2022: Egg hunts, crafting and caring for wildlife
Things to do with the kids as Easter approaches
Planning a UK holiday? Let’s talk holiday money!
How to have an economical, fun-packed family staycation
GWCU outlines recent successes and future plans at latest AGM
GWCU is in a strong position to support and adapt to the needs of our members
Cost of Living Crisis - What should the Government do?
There’s no doubt that everyone's monthly outgoings have seen a noticeable increase
Keeping costs down during the UK energy crisis
How to reduce your usage and get help with your energy bills
How do rising energy costs affect financial wellbeing?
James Berry, CEO, explains what financial support is available
Taking the efficient approach to home improvement
From quick, affordable fixes to bigger upgrades that save you money in the long run
4 ideas for Valentine's Day that cost £20 or less
Stuck for ideas? We've got a few that could help
Is ethical finance possible? We say yes!
Our principles are guided by having a positive impact on the world we live in
Welcome aboard! SS Great Britain Trust joins GWCU’s MONEY@WORK scheme
Supporting SS Great Britain Trust’s ambitions as an inclusive and Living Wage Foundation employer
Could debt consolidation give you a healthy financial start to 2022?
How a personal loan can help you manage your outgoings
Has the pandemic increased the appetite for employee benefit schemes?
Easy ways for employers to improve wellbeing at minimal cost
Improve your finances in 2022 and create a brighter future
These four actions can help you achieve better finances and bring you closer to your goals